Scholar Athlete Award Winners

Jo Dusatko (Scholar Athlete Subcommittee Chair), Stu Pospisil (Omaha World Herald Sports Writer), Andy Kendeigh (Channel 7 Sports Director) and Derek Leathers (President CEO of Werner Enterprises and founder of Play Smart) help Recognize and Present the Outstanding Scholar Athlete Awards  Congratulations to them all for as Jo Dustatko says; they are the “Cream of the Crop” for High School Sports.

2021/2022 Scholar Athlete of the Year & Spring Scholar Athlete                              Winter 2022                                             Fall 2021

2020/2021 Scholar Athlete of the Year & Spring Scholar Athlete                              Winter 2021                                             Fall 2020

2019/2020 Scholar Athlete of the Year & Winter Scholar Athlete                                                                                                 Fall 2019

2018/2019 Scholar Athlete of the Year & Spring Scholar Athlete                              Winter 2019                                              Fall 2018

2021 / 2022 Outstanding

Scholar Athlete of the Year Award Winners

          Gage Stenger – Millard South  and           

Ava LeGrand – Papillion LaVista South 

Top Row: Derek Leathers, Jordan Greenwood, Mac Weaver, Mason Koch, Ben Ayala and Andy Kendeigh not pictured Gage Stenger, Brandon Lundquist or Noble Rasmussen

Front Row: Paige Bracker, Emma Prososki, Avynne Cornett, Ava LeGrand, Lilee Kaasch, Sadie Millard Not pictured Sydney Schroeder

2021 / 2022 Spring Season

Scholar Athlete Award Winners

2021 / 2022 Winter Season

Scholar Athlete Award Winners

Back Row – Andy Kendeigh, Garrett Grice, Tyler Antoniak, Gage Stenger,  Jasen Green, Josh Dix, Thomas Eichmann, Sam Solberg, Derek Leathers and Stu Pospisil

Front Row – Megan Belt, Kayla Doll, Carly Kendeigh, Elizabeth Sanchez, Macy Klein, Madeline McLeay and Olivia Dendinger

Derek Leathers – President & CEO Werner Enterprises and PlaySmart Founder

Powerful Message to the

2021 / 2022 Winter Season

Scholar Athlete Award Winners

2021 / 2022 Fall Season

Scholar Athlete Award Winners

Back Row – Stu Pospisil, Dominic Rezac, Gabe Hinrichs, Mick Huber, Will Hubert and Andy Kendeigh not pictured Zachary Kuo

Front Row – Katelyn Ruge, Taylor Sedlacek, Baylie Girres, Ava Rongisch, Ensley Frame, Ava LeGrand and Deavion Deleon

2020 / 2021 Outstanding

Scholar Athlete of the Year Award Winners

Drew Christo – Elkhorn  and  Lindsay Krause – Skutt Catholic

Top Row: Andy Kendeigh, Abraham Hoskins, Joseph Craig, Drew Christo, Lindsay Krause, Corbin Hawkins, Dominic Melrose, Chance Hergott, Derek Leathers

Front Row: Cole Lammel, Lauren Harris, Madison Smith, Mia Sutter, Sarah Weber, Brooke Dumont, Lyndsay Adams, Mary Faulk, Colton Stock – Not pictured Meena Satpathy and Zach Weis

2020 / 2021 Spring Season

Scholar Athlete Award Winners

2020 / 2021 Winter Season

Scholar Athlete Award Winners

Back Row –Damon Benning, Hannah Hailu, Andrew Kenny, CeCe Hacker, Aanaya Harris, Hunter Sallis, Derek Leathers, Stu Pospisil

Front Row – Kaitlyn Dickmeyer, Caleb Ollis, Ian Rudner, Scott Robertson and Megan Carter

2020 / 2021 Fall Season

Scholar Athlete Award Winners

Back Row – Sydney Taake, Isaac Richards, Cole Payton, Rylee Gray, Norah Sis, Lindsay Krause & Ethan Neil

Front Row – Kaylie Crews, Jaedan Bunda, Skylar Ueding, Jordyn Bahl and Lindsey Kelly

2019 / 2020 Fall Season

Scholar Athlete Award Winners

Back Row – Andy Kendeigh, Derek Leathers, Kellen McLaughlin, Jayme Horan, Lauren Goertz, Clare Kramper, Kenton Young, McKenna Ruch and Stu Pospisil

Front Row – Samantha Christiansen, Kaitlyn Hanna, Billie Andrews, Alyssa Gappa, Megan Skovsende, Chloe Paschal – Not Pictured Jevyon Ducker

2018 / 2019 Outstanding

Scholar Athlete of the Year Award Winners

Ethan Goldner – Westside  and  Darby Thomas – Abraham Lincoln

Top Row: Derek Leathers, Caleb Riedel, Connor Barnett, Vikram Venkataraman, Joshua Peters, Mitchell Klassen and Andy Kendeigh

Front Row: Darby Thomas, Lauren Thompson, Samantha Marek, Julia King, Mia McGrath, not pictured Josie Friedman

2018 / 2019 Spring Season

Scholar Athlete Award Winners

2018 / 2019 Winter Season

Scholar Athlete Award Winners

Back Row: Andy Kendeigh, Derek Leathers, Kody Hollingsworth, Mark Cavanaugh, Akol Arop, Dean Thompson and Stu Pospisil

Front Row: Elizabeth Richardson, Connor Lammel, Gavin Peitzmeier, Josey Ryan and Ryley Nolin

2018 / 2019 Fall Season

Scholar Athlete Award Winners

Back Row – Ryan Bena, Samuel Faulk, Tyler Chadwick, Lily Heyne, Michaela Bartels, Logan Connealy, Ethan Goldner

Front Row – Bailey Urban, Taya Skelton, Abby Heffner, Anna Boor, Jalea Culliver – Not Pictured Max Duggan